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News from Carmel in India

News from Carmel in India

Recently, on February 21st , the first Sunday of Lent, the blessing and reopening of the monastery of Discalced Carmelite nuns in Vijayawada took place, after completion of the restructuring work, undertaken with help from the OCD General Curia. As well, a spirituality symposium, at which presided the Archbishop of […]

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Online Program of Spiritual Formation

Online Program of Spiritual Formation

The Teresian School of Spiritual Promotion (ESTEPRE) is a formation program of the Discalced Carmelite friars of the Province of Central America. The School has been operating for more than 20 years and is specifically designed for formation in the field of Christian mysticism and spirituality. As we can read […]

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Saint Teresa of Jesus Congress

Saint Teresa of Jesus Congress

As we informed you some time ago, the Saint Teresa of Jesus Catholic University of Avila, together with the Diocese of Avila, the Discalced Carmelites and the Eichstätt-Ingolstadt Catholic University (Germany), have organized the International Congress “An exceptional Woman. Fifty years since Saint Teresa of Jesus declared a Doctor of […]

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Spirituality Week at the Teresianum

Spirituality Week at the Teresianum

Does spirituality need the Church? Ideas, difficulties, and hopes (62nd Spirituality Week, March 14-18, 2021, 16:00 – 18:00) After a year on pause caused by the Coronavirus pandemic, the Spirituality Week at the Teresianum is coming back. This classic initiative is offered for the first time this year in digital […]

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Online Activities

Online Activities

Our brothers and sisters around the world (nuns, friars, and Secular Order members) are contributing in many ways to bring comfort and hope to people suffering from the pandemic provoked by the coronavirus. Among these contributions, it is worth emphasizing the community or individual work on the internet carried out […]

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Inauguration of the Chair of Carmelite Studies

Inauguration of the Chair of Carmelite Studies

Recently, on December the 14th, as we communicated through our social networks, the inaugural conference of the Chair of Carmelite Studies at the Catholic University of America took place. The problems generated by the COVID-19 pandemic had significantly delayed the inauguration, which was able to be carried out by means […]

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Bernard Sesé dies

Bernard Sesé dies

Recently, on the 6th of November, there died in Paris Bernard Sesé, the professor of Spanish literature and French poet. A member of the Royal Spanish Academy in France since 1996, he devoted much of his life to the study of Spanish poets and writers which, in 1980,  earned him […]

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Meeting of formators from Europe

Meeting of formators from Europe

As we reported a few weeks ago, the annual meeting of formators of the European Conference of Provincials was held recently from the 27th of January to the 1st of February at the Teresianum in Rome. Presiding at the meeting was Fr Juan de Bono, ocd, President of the Conference. […]

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Gathering of European formators

Gathering of European formators

These days (from January 27 through February 1) the annual gathering of provincial formators takes place during the European Provincial Conference held at the Teresianum of Rome.   The theme chosen for this session is: “Vows: method for human and spiritual growth.” In order to develop this theme, the morning […]

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Discalced Carmelite nuns at the Teresianum

Discalced Carmelite nuns at the Teresianum

The “Teresianum” Pontifical Faculty and Pontifical Institute of Spirituality in Rome offered a course to a group of Italian Discalced Carmelite nuns from the 25th to the 28th of June this year. The sisters had done, at least in part, the online Spiritual Theology course offered by the Teresianum and […]

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CITeS: Commemorative Book

CITeS: Commemorative Book

On February 14, 2009, the new headquarters of CITeS – University of Mysticism– was inaugurated in Avila, which since 1986 had carried out its activities in a part of the “La Santa” convent, located in the house where St Teresa of Jesus was born. On the occasion of this anniversary, […]

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Topicality of St John of the Cross

Topicality of St John of the Cross

In addition to the International Congress held at the Teresianum, which we reported this month in our news service, there are some events that highlight the pertinence of Saint John of the Cross and the interest in his works nowadays. In Murcia recently, from the 21st to the 23rd of […]

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